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good morning, america. this morning -- two days left until an extremely close and utterly unpredictable presidential election. overnight the president bringing out celebrities. katy perry. john mellencamp. dave matthews. while mitt romney's strongest surrogate, his wife ann, choking up. there's a new storm coming to the area slammed by sandy. as a nor'easter bears down, free gas causes chaos. beer company delivers water. and how they're dealing with that dangling crane. the rescue caught on tape. a hiker trapped for three days by sandy's record snowfall. he thought that he was near the end when rescuers risking their own lives, found him in his socks. and party foul.
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pippa middleton defends herself against critics of her new book. on party planning. some calling it a royal embarrassment. happy sunday to everyone at home. the final sunday before election day. it's hard to believe that this campaign has been going on for nearly two years now and now we're down to the last two days. the voters are already starting to have their say. take a look at these long lines for early voting. in many states. who has the edge? george stephanopoulos will be here to discuss it all. >> it's the big question. we got the smartest guy in the business. coming up, also, in the northeast, this election is playing out against the backdrop utterly scrambled by sandy. now, new jersey will allow people to vote by e-mail.
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take a look at this picture -- this is from the cover of the upcoming new york magazine. it takes the breath away. you can just see half of the island in the darkness. >> like a tale of two cities. it's hard to believe that it's one week ago tomorrow where sandy hit. coming up, the emotional story of the high school football star whose biggest play, the touchdown he intentionally did not make with the full support of his coach and teammate. but, we're going to start here with insult to injury. for millions of people who still don't have heat, power or water after sandy, it's now dangerously cold and there's a big, new storm brewing. abc meteorologist ginger zee has been on this story from the jump. she's got the latest. ginger, good morning to you. >> this wouldn't be a huge issue if we didn't have so many people still without power. look at the temperatures.
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charleston, west virginia, is in cold, but everybody else in the 30s. new york city, 39. the outskirts outside of the city even colder, closer to freezing. the windchills this morning are right there with you. i would love to tell you that it's getting warmer, but as people getting power back, stay in the 30s not only for nyc but atlantic city. false to freezing by early tuesday. we have to talk about this storm, of course, you got that jet stream holding on to that cold air. it's going to grab some moisture down in the southeast and that's where it picks up the pace and it starts to form the nor'easter. rain showers from the carolinas tuesday down into florida. for wednesday, it starts to move north. that's when the winds pick up in the northeast. 50-mile-an-hour winds. and then by thursday, it really mixing with some cold air. coastal new england gets the rain. back here in upstate new york. poconos getting into some of the snow. so, how much and what to expect? here it is, one to three inches of rain. six to 12-foot waves. and, of course, that inland snow. we'll have much more coming up.
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for now, we'll head over to bianna. >> so many people still without power. all right, ginger, thank you. we'll turn now to politics. we're in the final push before election day. your voice your vote. it's the latest abc news/washington post tracking poll, shows president obama and mitt romney deadlocked at 48%. among likely voters. for mitt romney, it's a final chance to appeal to his base especially in ohio. david muir is with the romney team in cleveland. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, bianna. hard to believe 48 hours until election day. the battleground blitz continues for both campaigns. overnight mitt romney in front of an enormous crowd in colorado. and his wife ann romney. overnight in a crowd of front of 17,000, mitt romney in colorado. in an all-out sprint to the finish. >> thank you so very much, colorado.
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>> reporter: in the last 48 hours, both campaigns crisscrossing the country. romney's closing argument makes the case that he's the -- >> reach across the street to the neighbor that has the other sign in his front yard. [ laughter ] >> and i'm going to reach across the aisle in washington, d.c., to the politicians who are working for the other candidate. >> reporter: on the campaign plane, ann romney making a trip to the back of the plane. talking about the american people who are hurting, saying three more days. >> it's been a long road. >> reporter: on to colorado, where she was visibly moved by the thousands who gathered at the first stop there. >> this is our time to turn -- applau applause. >> to turn the country around. >> reporter: her husband in these final hours, turning back to central argument of this
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campaign, that this election is about who can fix the economy. >> i can't wait to get started. he's hoping we'll settle. americans don't settle. we aspire. we listen to the voices inside that say we can do better. >> reporter: there will be several stops today for mitt romney here in cleveland, ohio, then a rare appearance in pennsylvania. i asked if this was stop in the pennsylvania was an effort to expand the map given president obama's slim lead in some of the key battleground states. they said no, they're going there because they see the same support. they hope to capitalize. they're hoping that this will be one of those surprise states come election day. dan and bianna. >> david, thank you. this race could come down to ohio. which is why, jon stewart has joked, that the candidates are treating it like the precious from the lord of the rings. take a look at the numbers. romney has been to ohio 67 times. the president has made 20 visits, spending almost $64
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million. the president will be back there today, though he's waking up in new hampshire, where we find abc's jake tapper. >> reporter: good morning, dan. that's right, ohio is the rosetta stone of this election. president obama will be back in the state tomorrow. truly any one of these battleground states could be pivotal because the race is tied and so, so close. including here in tiny new hampshire. the latest poll has it tied here as well. wracking up roughly 1500 miles yesterday alone on the air force one frequent flier program, ohio, wisconsin, iowa, virginia, president obama is jetting from battleground to battleground. his pitch to undecided voters -- i'm the same idealistic nonpartisan guy that you voted for last year. >> the fights were fighting they're not partisan. i want to work together. i believe we're all americans first, not democrats or republicans first. >> reporter: he believes that romney represents failed
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policies of the past and not trust-worthy, not what he seems. and he makes a push for voters, while acknowledging disappointment to go with the devil they know. >> you know me. you may not agree with every decision i have made. some times you may be frustrated with the change. but you know where i stand. >> reporter: stars, the hollywood kind, are aligning for the president. doing what they can to help generate excitement. >> i'll do anything to get you to vote. i'll punch myself in the face. i don't care. >> reporter: katy perry in milwaukee helped bring a crowd of 20,000. john mellencamp in dubuque 5,000. and last night in virginia, 1 dave matthews joined with former president bill clinton. >> i want to vote for a president who's been a good commander in chief. and a good decider in chief. >> reporter: are they breaking through? are they hearing the message? >> i wish they would turn this mike up.
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>> reporter: the obama campaign talks up its get out the vote effort. its ground game years in the making, including bianna, 1.7 million new voter registrations. that's twice as many as they accomplished in 2008. we'll see tuesday night if it ended up having that effect. bianna? >> all right, jake, thank you. and president obama paid a surprise visit to fema headquarters stressing the importance of the relief effort. supplies are still scarce, lines long and patience thin. the dire situation's not expected to get much better for a few more days. abc's alex perez has been following an emergency shipment of gas from the tankers to the pumps to the gas tank and is in new jersey with that story. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning, bianna. even at this hour, take a look behind me, that's a line of cars waiting for gas. many of those people have been waiting overnight. that line stretches for several blocks. but the good news is, the pain could begin to ease very soon.
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this morning, some of the much-needed gasoline slowly trickling in. fema workers are coordinating free gasoline at ten sites across the garden state. like this one in freehold, new jersey. >> i saw the trucks. >> reporter: across the region, there are areas where help hasn't arrived. near hackensack, new jersey, melissa and her boyfriend tim, are standing in yet another line, hoping to get gas for their generator. >> people are just -- they're losing their patience. >> reporter: it's the same feelings that many have endured for nearly a week now. lining up on foot and in cars for hours on end just to get a gallon of gas. >> you kind of feel like you're in a war zone with the destruction around you. >> reporter: but help is on the way. 22 million gallons of gasoline that the feds promised. after an hour of waiting outside in the cold, tim and melissa are finally about to get some gas. but their journey is not over yet.
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they still have to make the trek home by foot. >> we got the gasoline, head back to the car. we'll wait in another line to get some diesel. >> reporter: after a 20-minute walk, tim and melissa make it home and finally fill their generator, for the first time in six days, they have power, heat and a warm meal. >> thank you very much. >> thank you, thank you. >> reporter: and tim and melissa say they'll have to continue their routine of standing in line for gasoline until they're able to get the power back on. this is the station where they filled up. the owner here at this station, they are completely tapped out. dan? >> alex, thank you. >> gas is just one part of the recovery, power is starting to come back and the subways are mostly running again. the same cannot be said, though, for the new york city marathon, the largest in the world canceled at the last minute due to controversy. some runners, however, are making good use of this day. and abc's john schriffen has
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more on that. >> reporter: good morning, dan. instead of thousands of runners making their way to the starting line in staten island, later today, many will be coming right here to staten island ferry to gather donations. there's a lot going on here in downtown manhattan. right undermy feet, 5,000 gallons of water being pumped out of a subway station every minute to get it back up and running. we have signs of normalcy popping up, but there's still a lot of work to be done. flying high above the tristate, abc news got an exclusive close look at the coast guard cleanup efforts. the canal that separates new jersey from staten island where 350,000 gallons of fuel spilled over as a result of the superstorm. >> i think we're starting to win as far as the response. >> reporter: and this morning, a welcome sight, the crane that dangled so precariously, above new york city's highest residential building, is now safely tethered to the
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side of the building. >> if everything goes according to plan, we hope to reopen west 57th street to traffic. >> reporter: a small sign that conditions in new york are looking up. coming out of the darkness and quiet, excitement to have the light and sounds of normalcy. as more subways begin to run. >> i have been in the house every day with the baby. i'm excited to go back to work. >> reporter: and grocery stores reopened. but as manhattan begins to recover, much of the region is still suffering. now, adjusting to a new normal in the wake of sandy's aftermath getting all of the help they can get to begin a long road to recovery. and the organization in charge of the new york city marathon has decided to donate all of the food and supplies from the race to people in need. another great concern in our area, the election's coming up on
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tuesday, well, new jersey has decided that anyone affected by the storm in their state will be able to vote by either fax or by e-mail. >> that's right, john, sandy putting campaigning on hold for a few months. what impact could the hurricane have on tuesday's vote? let's bring in the host of "this week," george stephanopoulos, for more analysis. a exciting last two days here. but the president seemed to gain some momentum in sandy's wake. but polls are showing that romney is gaining popularity. who has the upper hand right now? >> and our latest poll shows an absolutely dead-heat. 48-48. couldn't be closer. with that said, the president has been maintaining a lead in those battlegrounds. but you talked about hurricane sandy, president obama was with governor christie, but you had karl rove, president george w. bush's strategist
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saying that helped president obama over the last several days. they believe it blocked mitt romney's momentum and help burn ish his bipartisan credentials. >> anything they can do to move the needle in any way? or is the die cast? >> it's pretty much cast, with this one exception. they have to build excitement among their voters in these last 48 hours. it's all about turnouts. that's why they're going back to those states, ohio, iowa and wisconsin. he's going with bruce springsteen in the final 48 hours. it's just about building excitement. you see governor romney there, he has been getting some pretty big crowds in florida and virginia. >> when do you think we'll know? i mean, is it going to be a late, late night tuesday? >> no question it's going to be a late night tuesday. some question whether or not we'll even know wednesday morning. i think we're going to know. i think it's going to be clear enough, even though it's shaping up to be the closest presidential race in history. >> both, yesterday,
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talking about how they have the historic power getting people out to vote, any evidence about how who has a stronger ground game? >> both candidates have strong ground games. these early vote totals more than 70% of the votes are in the states of colorado and nevada. almost 40% in the state of iowa have voted right now. the president has been working at this for more than two years. governor romney modeling his ground game on the successful of george w. bush's ground game. both sides have invested a lot and have gotten it oa lot of it. >> secretary of state in ohio said that they view the candidates as house guests as they're eager to see leave. later this morning, george stephanopoulos will be hosting the final edition of "this week" before the election. and on tuesday night, george, diane sawyer and the entire abc news political team will be at our election headquarters in times square all night long, it could be a long night as results come in. >> you can feel the excitement leading up to tuesday.
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but believe it or not, there are other headlines to tell you about and ron claiborne is here for that. two police officers in atlanta were killed in a helicopter crash last night while searching for a missing child. the helicopter went down in the middel of busy intersection. managed to hitting anyone on the ground. to boy was e later found unharmed. the new york city nanny who allegedly killed two children in her care has formally charged with their deaths. police arrested and charged yoselyn ortega in her hospital bed. they were finally able to interview her as she recovers. the navy has relieved the top officers relieved of their duties because of a drunken court visit to russia. the skipper of the uss vand vandergrift. they have been cracking down on this behavior in recent years. and more than 1,000 people, many of them with puppets turned
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out for the million puppet march in washington, d.c. they were showing their support for government funding of pbs. it was inspired or in reaction to the comments by mitt romney, about cutting the deficit, including less money for public television. finally, no excuses to be lazy this sunday morning. this man is climbing the stairs of the wilson tower with a groundbreaking bionic leg. the leg is controlled by his thoughts. it's pretty wild. he's climbing the 103 floors as part of the annual skyrise event. how about that? pretty amazing. >> incredible. >> i try to get my body to do all sort of things. it's fall back. so, if you're at all confused by your clocks, it's fall back. it's the best day of the year who work in morning television.
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ginger, over to you. >> except the meteorologist who gets in before midnight. either way, you need to get some sleep later, and it's going to be easy to sleep in along the foggy gulf coast. new orleans is going to be 81. 81 for tallahassee. 83 for both orlando and miami. the cold front comes in and severe storms possible in southeast georgia and up through south carolina. the main threat today, in that severe zone, hail. you could see some supercell action. but, light snow mixing in the dakotas. some cold rain in iowa. chicago, today, they're a little bit below average.
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e dooltfcootment f you know, as i was covering sandy, my producer and i were driving through new jersey. we said, well the colors are really out and beautiful. after the storm, all the dollars were gone, because the leaves were off the trees. i want to share a photo, see in the background, too, the snow looks really pretty from sandy. that's from the smoky mountains. then sunset in california. a beautiful one. from carlsbad. >> beautiful, indeed. ginger, thanks. now to the toast of the makers of king of beers. budweiser temporarily turning off its brewing taps. >> they're putting something
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else in the can. abc's john muller is on the story. >> good morning. sandy is a story about people. millions of them. amid those struggles and personal dramas corporations are pitching in. they're not turning water into wine, but it's almost miraculous. they're turning beer into water. 44,000 cases of zero brew h20 instead of brew. heading to the new york/new jersey area full of charge. he's originally from new jersey. >> personally for me, it does mean a little bit more because i do have family that has been affected by it. >> reporter: it sounds novel. but they have been converting beer lines to water lines for disaster relief dating back to the san francisco earthquake of 1906. 71 million cans of water donated since 1988. >> lot of people don't have opportunities to help. we look at this an opportunity to help. >> reporter: anheuser busch by
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no means alone. by stepping out of to box or can in this case. victoria's secret generated attention loaning their generators to the national guard during the storm. hess is delivering gas for gas stations in need. for all of the corporations helping out, this bud's for you. or in this case, well, you get the idea. all right, some other examples. phone companies setting up mobile recharging stations. walmart, home depot, lowe, cvs, just a few of the many donating cash and supplies. our parent company disney donating $2 million. >> i have a hunch that there are some people in the flood zone that might prefer beer than water. and we have a very important proprogramming note to tell you about, disney, the parent company of abc is designating tomorrow as the day of giving, involving the entire programming. "good morning america" will dedicate the entire
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8:00 hour for raising money for the relief efforts. >> our anchors, correspondents our staff, everybody is going to be participating. trying to get people to donate to the american red cross. again that is tomorrow. our day of giving. coming up here on "good morning america" -- look at this rescue caught on tape. a hiker trapped by sandy's snowstorm, trapped on a mountain. how rescuers found him in his socks. plus, football hero. the emotional and heartwarming story of the high school gridiron star who jumped out of bounds with the goal line just one step away. so, why did he do it? and why does he feel so great about it? and pippa middleton playing defense against brutal criticism of her new book. what is she saying now? it's all coming up on "good morning america" on this sunday morning. keep it here.
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freeze watch tonight. tomorrow look for high tonight. [ mitt romney ] we have to work on a collaborative basis. look, the rereason i'm in this race is there are people thatre really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadersp -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat.
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♪ ♪ there goes my hero it's the highlight of a high school football star will remember for the rest of his life. with a clear shot at the end zone, he intentionally steps out of bounds one yard shy of scoring the touchdown. coach and his teammates cheered him on all the way and for a good reason. the play that followed will warm your heart and promise you, bring a tear to your eye. good morning, america. i'm bianna golodryga. >> and i'm dan harris. this kid is amazing. he has a 4.0 gpa, has picked up by michigan and this is the play that he'll mostly be remember for. this is sunday, november 4th. we got a lot coming up this morning. pippa middleton getting -- at one point got a lot of good press during sister's wedding. much of it focused on her backside. but she's been taken some heat
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recently over this new book written. this morning, she's fighting back. and finally, we'll show the baby who is ready for a black belt using kung fu to take on a toy dragon. his name is romeo elvis. but we begin this half-hour with the life or death rescue on the appalachian trial. hieshg was caught unaware with snowfall. sandy dumped a record snowfall. tennessee when he became trapped, rescuers braved the cold, wind and snow to track him down. abc's clayton sandell has the story. >> reporter: steven amesworth was running out of time. >> i felt that i wouldn't make it through one night. >> reporter: he set monday in tennessee on the final leg of 2,000 mile hike, but superstorm sandy hit unexpectedly fast. dropping record levels of snow.
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he was stranded in a tiny shelter for three days. liking to safety impossible. >> it took me eight hours to go about a mile and a quarter. >> reporter: with food and water running out and unable to feel his freezing feet, he needed help. his phone managed just enough signal to reach 911. >> i was in pretty tough shape at that point. >> reporter: deep so snow blocked rescuers on the ground. so, on friday, this tennessee highway patrol sergeant and his team took to the skies. >> we were able to follow his footprints in the snow for approximately a mile and a half. >> reporter: but conditions turned treacherous. >> the winds were really, really howling. it was like riding a roller-coaster and bumper cars all at one time. >> reporter: dodging trees, troorp jeff buchanan lowered to amesworth whose shoes are now frozen. dangling in only his socks ames worth is finally rescued. >> they said the first thing, to me, did you bring a credit card?
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and i said, i did. and they said, good, you're buying us steaks. as long as i can have the first one. >> reporter: he's exhausted but otherwise fine and grateful. >> you know, they'll say it's just, well, that's our job and you know, this is what we're supposed to do. but i'm telling you, that -- that's more than a job. >> reporter: for "good morning america," clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> definitely earned those steaks. a lot of other news overnight. ron claiborne with a look at the headlines. in the news, both major party presidential candidates are sprinting towards the finish line with just two dayto go before election day. president obama has four campaign stops today. mitt romney will also visit four states. both will be in the all-important state of ohio. new jersey is now allowing people affected by superstorm sandy to vote by e-mail or by fax. more than 1 million people in the state are still without power and fuel shortages mean very long lines to fill up for gasoline.
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overall, more than 2.6 million homes and businesses still in the dark there in the garden state. and finally, this amazing story of team spirit. a star high school football player in ohio, giving up the glory of scoring a touchdown, to help another player who's going through a touch time. st. clairsville junior michael ferns is used to making big plays on the football play. the 17-year-old running back has committed to the university of michigan after his team wraps up an undefeated season this year. all the while maintaining a 4.0 gpa. but it was this play in an early october game when he stepped out of bounds just one yard shy of a touchdown that has many calling him a hero. >> to be able what happened what happened. was important than some record books. >> reporter: believe it or not, the coach planned for ferns to run out of bounds.
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also, that the big score and the boosted spirits that come with it could go to this young man, freshman logan thompson, whose father had died two days earlier after suffering a stroke. >> he meant the world to me. made me forget all of the bad things. that were going through my mind. >> reporter: thompson had insisted that, despite his father's death, to suit up for the game. ferns and his teammates conspired to give the kid a special way to honor his dad. >> i think my dad would be really proud. >> reporter: so after telling ferns to stop short of the end zone, coach mclean sent thompson into the game, his first start as a varsity running back and a few moments later, he scored his first touchdown. >> when we got together to honor logon and his father, we never thought that it would leave the locker room. time now for the weather and
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ginger zee. time to get political with the weather. don't worry i'm just going to give you the forecast. we start with washington, d.c., temperatures did drop to 39 early this morning. now rebounding back into the 40s. the sunshine will be out, mostly to partly sunny day. but today's not the day we want to focus on. we want to focus on the election day forecast. couple of spots that we need you to know about. and some important states. strong storms in florida. parts of atlanta into south carolina. then wisconsin also going to see a mix of rain and snow. that again is for tuesday. >> a more comfortable day today than yesterday because the winds have dieded down. sunshine. similar conditions tomorrow. chilly day and then a nor easter very lik >> this weather report has been brought to you by little caesar's pizza. dan and bianna. >> ginger, thank you.
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♪ as we all remember, pippa middleton was a royal scene stealer, remembered for almost upstaging her sister during the wedding of prince william and kate. well, now, she's again making and writing headlines while defending herself against critics attacking her first book. here's abc's nick schifrin. >> reporter: pippa middleton reportedly received more than $650,000 to write that cooking book, but she was roasted by the critics. now, she's out with this article. revealing a little bit more about what motivates the world's best-known maid of honor. pippa's posterior made her famous. her book "celebrate" is making her -- one critic called it so basic it was written for people who needed help to make a cup of tee. in the sunday telegraph, she defends herself, i wanted to
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produce something that was achievable, something that people would have on their shelves for years. she credits her family, including her famous sister, and reveals for the first time that she worked in that most working-class of establishment, a b. >> she was quite keen to write something that reflected her a little bit more and how she's learned all of these tips. where she's learned them from. something more personal and warm. >> reporter: some culinary chops by citing her less traditional dishes. not everyone can make slow braised pig cheeks. or muntjac sauce. or how about pigeon-breast salad? pippa makes them all. from the beginning, pippa knew that the critics would come. at the book launch, she sat down with children to make halloween decorations. listen very carefully to the girl on the left. the one the devil ears.
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pippa's first distractor. she's pair parodying the adults. >> it takes that control and this is why i have done it. this is why i'm putting it out there. >> reporter: something else that you probably didn't know about pippa, she likes whiskey sours. and she plans to write two books. one about children's parties and one about weddings. >> all right. >> maybe for the children's parties, she shouldn't invite the girl with the devil ears. thank you, nick. coming up in "fixation." a tribute to our ginger zee. check this out. living with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis means living with pain. it could also mean living with joint damage. help relieve the pain and stop the damage with humira, adalimumab. for many adults with moderate to severe ra,
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♪ you're the obsession you're my obsession ♪ all right, it's time now for "fixation", where we show you stories, images and videos that caught our attention this week. i'll begin with this one. i have a little boy, jake, 7 months old. i found this guy on the internet. now, jake can move, but not like this dude. take a look at this. romeo elvis is his name. he takes on his dragon toy. look at him go. >> wait a second. wait a second. violent child? >> his father actually made that video. he's french canadian director. >> that's cool. >> all the wrong lessons. ron, what do you got? we're going to go to the animal kingdom for a rare visit. in wisconsin. tweechb a -- between a cat trying to get into this cookie
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jar and then loses it. and the dog takes it. this video is a lot longer. the cat puts a lot of effort in getting that biscuit and the dog scoops it up. and for mine, i have to do my type of nuptials. if it ever happened, this is would be what we would do. me and that made-up man. get married up at 13,000 feet. this is the couple emily and allen wood. there they go, not just them, but their bridal party, too. >> but you would be bored doing that. you've already done that. jump from space or something? >> the entire bridal party. >> i guess felix baumgartner -- >> you never know. speaking of ginger, this has been a week where weather people are getting a lot of well-deserved accolades after sandy, including members our extreme team here at abc news. take a look at this.
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>> whose response to hurricane sandy best qualifies him for to be president? 30% said barack obama and 30% mitt romney. 40% said handsome meteorologist sam champion. >> well deserved. there was a little tribute to ginger we might say and involved a little hip-hop music and the recut some of her reporting in the middle of the story. listen. ♪ >> that is great. >> i love it. the hat, ginger -- >> that is good, ginger. my hat was coming out. >> you're jamming out there. >> do we know who made it? >> i don't know who made it. i saw it. >> perhaps your future husband? >> yes. you want to jump out of a plane? i love how you make funny of me already. >> ginger zee, we told you. >> her next weather forecast will be brought to you with a large clock worn around her chest. we'll be right back.
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and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. and before we leave you, an important note. don't forget tomorrow is our abc day of giving day kicking off here on "good morning america" at 8:00 as we begin a network-wide drive to raise
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money for hurricane relief. thanks for watching abc news. we're always online at goodmorningamerica.com. we're going to leave you with ginger zee out in the storm zone as sandy bears down. i think we got the video. if not -- there we go. we'll be back. o. we'll be back. >> good morning. police are d.c. shooting in a left one person dead. happened just after 2:00 this morning on the 300 block road.ge police arrived, they found shot multiple times,
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